Europeana’s APIs allow people to build applications that use the wealth of our collections and Europe’s cultural heritage. Viziel, a platform which has used these APIs to encourage the discovery of digitised cultural heritage objects, shows the breadth of what they can achieve. Jolan Wuyts interviews the platform creator, Avigail Soloveychik to find out more about the platform and process of building it.
With lowered barriers to access and the development of new practices for Artificial Intelligence (AI), it’s no surprise that AI-related activities in the cultural heritage sector are increasing - a topic in focus on this month on Europeana Pro. In this post, we share work taking place at the Europeana Foundation to create an image classification pilot which uses computer vision algorithms to improve metadata in our records.
This document discusses the question of the search and navigation paradigm required for a platform that attempts to represent not just an individual exhibition or organisation, but the GLAM sector as a whole. How does one navigate and discover ‘culture’, at scale?